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LAUGA | Record State Budget For Keppel

A record Keppel electorate Budget will drive economic growth, education, health and community services, the Member for Keppel and Assistant Education Minister Brittany Lauga announced today. Mrs Lauga said this is one of the best Budgets Central Queensland has received, and includes $1.1 billion in infrastructure, $622.8 million for health and...

Motorbike Crash, Fairy Bower

A motorbike rider has come unstuck at Fairy Bower. The accident happened at the corner of the Capricorn Highway and the Bruce Highway at 2.40AM on Wednesday.   A teenage boy was taken to Rockhampton Hospital with a leg laceration.

More Cash Handed To Capricornia Correctional Centre

  CC0 Public Domain  Two major prison expansions will help deliver as many as 750 permanent jobs to regional Queensland this financial year as part of the government’s sweeping reform of the criminal justice system. Queensland is witnessing a once in a generation change that will create jobs, create a safer working environment...

Gladstone and Rockhampton Rate A Mention In State Budget

Image: CC BY SA 3.0 Money has been promised in the 2019-20 State Budget for the expansion of the place-based approaches to Gladstone and Rockhampton. Minister for Communities Coralee O'Rourke said this year’s State Budget would build on the momentum of the government’s Thriving Communities’ agenda. “This includes continuing to fund our partners...

Three Teens Charged Over Armed Robbery And Assaults

Three teenagers have been charged following a series of incidents in Rockhampton overnight including the alleged armed robbery and assault of a taxi driver and the attempted robbery of a licensed premises. It will be alleged that not long after midnight three young men were disturbed by a man as they...

Car Hits Horse Kalapa

A car has hit a horse at Kalapa. The accident happened on the Capricorn Highway and Warren Road at 4.22AM on Tuesday.   A man in his 30s was treated for neck pain and taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition. It is not clear what happened to the horse.  
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